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can I drink after taking dayquil

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Safe: It's safe to take it immediately after or before.

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes : The active ingredient in a umcka coldcare is pelargonium sidoides which is a medicinal plant native to South Africa and shown to be helpful in relievi ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Alcohol is a poison that never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
Dr. Norris Payne
42 years experience Pediatrics
Don't Mix med/drinks: Please don't take DayQuil & alcohol the same day when you are ill because you may suffer liver damage, confusion, poor judgement, sedation and neu ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Never mix: any alcohol/antihistamine with social drinking....even beer, unless you would like to spend a night or two in the ER.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Any time: there are no drug interaction between alcohol and DayQuil so any time should be ok
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
At least 48: hrs..
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The Dayquil would not affect your beer-drinking especially after a nearly 12-hr hiatus.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Dayquil: I would not advise both at same time, due to added effect on stomach. Consult your doc.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cold Meds and ETOH: 5 hours after an appropriate dose of DayQuil as you took, it should be okay to drink in moderation. DayQuil can be dosed every 4 hours, so they effec ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on "How much alcohol?" Most docs would agree that one serving of alcohol would be ok, assuming you were in otherwise good health. Too much ... Read More
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